PCI Wood Mackenzie - PCI Nylon
PCI Nylon, part of PCI Wood Mackenzie, is a market research consultancy focused on the global nylon and polyamide industry. We offer clients a totally integrated view of the industry, from fundamental raw materials through intermediates, chemicals and polymers to all of the significant end-use applications including fibres, engineering plastics and films. Nylon is our focus. It is all we do.
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NEWS: Verisk Analytics, Inc., Acquires The PCI Group
Acquisition of PCI will create an industry-leading chemicals business at Verisk’s Wood Mackenzie
JERSEY CITY, N.J., November 20, 2015 — Verisk Analytics, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRSK) today announced the acquisition of The PCI Group (“PCI”), a leading consortium of five specialist companies that offer integrated data and subscriptions research in the chemicals, fibers, films, and plastics sectors. PCI will become part of Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business, and will provide valuable services to enhance Wood Mackenzie’s chemicals capabilities. Read further...
Nylon Intermediates & Fibres Monthly Report August 2016 released
NEWS FEEDSTOCKS & INTERMEDIATES
Crude oil prices plummet to $40/bbl, before rebounding to almost $50/bbl. All eyes now on OPEC to see if a production limit can be agreed.
PA6 supply to China falls for 4th consecutive month.
US PA6 sellers achieve +5c/lb price increase over July / August. Now seeking +6-8c/lb for September.
- Invista restarts ADN in USA; Fibrant ends CPL FM in Europe.
Outages for G20 summit led to production increases in China, but worries remain about what happens thereafter. Cotton crisis avoided as new crops become available, but expect MMF staple to benefit from the scare. PA yarn prices (NTF & NIF) are higher in Asia.
PA6 prices flat in NA but PA66 polymer prices pushed up due to operational issues and low inventories. Otherwise the market is quiet.
- EU is also quiet due to summer lull and overall growth is slow, but NTF exports are holding up. Turkish NIF and tyrecord fabric sales doing well with growth to EU compensating for losses to Russia.